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Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

1/20/16 Podcast Mark Eves

Maine’s Speaker of the house Mark Eves discusses the Governor’s Drug Bill with Ken and Mike this morning…

morning-news-podcast

Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

1/20/16 Eye on Politics

WGAN’s political analysts Matt and Jeremy join Ken and Mike every Wednesday morning after the 8am news!

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Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

1/20/16 Podcast Craig Peterson

Tech Expert Craig Peterson joins Ken and Mike this Wednesday morning to discuss is most recent venture in Las Vegas’s Tech show…

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Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

1/20/16 Podcast Morgan Sturdivant

Live from Gardiner High School, WMTW’s Morgan Sturdivant follows up on yesterday’s bomb and shooting threat…

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Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

1/20/16 First Take

Ken and Mike kick off your middle of the week with a Pakistan attack, Supreme Court to consider Obama’s immigration orders, Sarah Palin endorsing Trump, Background check petitions delivered, LePage signs drug bill and Portland’s diversity position downgraded…

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Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

1/19/16 Podcast Eliot Cutler

Eliot Cutler joins Ken and Mike in the studio this morning to disucss the USM Grad Center…

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Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

1/19/16 Podcast Kenneth Motton

ABC’s Kenneth Motton joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss Sailors in Iran…

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Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

1/19/16 Podcast Garret Martin

From the Maine Center for Economic Policy –  Garret Martin joins Ken and Mike this morning to discuss minimum wage laws in Maine…

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Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

1/19/16 First Take

Ken and Mike start off with news of Glenn Frey’s death, Thibodeau 1st republican to speak at MLK celebration; LePage in Lewiston gathering, is Portland’s minimum wage illegal? Scarborough shooting, Don McLean arrested and an Oscar boycott…

morning-news-podcast

Monday, January 18, 201601/18/2016

1/18/16 Podcast Steve Mistler

Talking about the Governor and State politics, Portland Press Herald’s Steve Mistler joins Ken and Mike every Monday after the 8AM news!

Local Headlines

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Ultralight Goes Down In Bethel

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BETHEL, Maine (AP) State police say the pilot of an ultralight airplane escaped without injury after crashing his glider into the Androscoggin River in Bethel.

5 hours ago in Local

Hiker Found Dead In ’15 Survived At Least 26 Days

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Documents show an Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were found last year in Maine survived at least 26 days after getting lost. During that time, her texts went undelivered because of poor cell reception.

20 hours ago in Local

Maine Senator Proposes Fees on Prescription Opioids

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A U.S. senator from Maine is co-sponsoring a bill that would impose a fee on prescription opioids to help pay for programs that would alleviate the country's opioid epidemic.

National Headlines

2 hours ago in National

TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

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The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.

3 hours ago in National

Hundreds protest for $15 minimum wage at McDonald’s headquarters

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Hundreds of protesters marched through pouring rain to call for higher wages and union rights at McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, leading the hamburger chain to shut down its headquarters a day before its annual meeting.

3 hours ago in National

Funding battle begins with House bill on regulators, agencies

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The first shots in a political battle over funding for a range of federal activities rang out during a congressional subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, as Republicans and Democrats took opposing stances on a budget bill for financial regulators and other agencies.

4 hours ago in National

States ratchet up transgender battle with lawsuit against U.S.

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Officials from 11 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to overturn a directive telling schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their gender identity, decrying the policy as "a massive social experiment."